75659Re: Support for termcap %e and %c
- Mar 16, 2014Celelibi wrote:
> > What makes you think that %e and %c are the shifted next/previous pageSince the terminal emulaters do more than what termcap/terminfo support,
> > keys? The termcap manpage says:
> > kN Key for next page
> > kP Key for previous page
> > %c shifted next key
> > %e shifted previous key
> > "next key" and "next page" are different. Perhaps it's just a
> > coincidence that %c and %e contain the codes? Officially there are no
> > entries for the shifted next/previous page keys.
> Yes, you're right. But I don't think it's a coincidence that xterm
> produce ^[[5~ for Prior or KP_Prior and ^[[5;2~ for Shift+KP_Prior. I
> think xterm just do the most sensful thing it can. Since there is no
> termcap for "shifted previous-page" it send "shifted previous" with an
> escape sequence that is nothing else than the escape sequence for
> "previous-page" with shift modifier.
> - Maybe what I should ask is that vim treat the "previous" key as an
> equivalent of "previous-page"? Or at least a way to tell vim that I
> want them equivalent whatever the modifiers it may encounter.
> - Or maybe that it loads ALL the termcap in the t_* options? And that it search for a termcap that match the FULL escape sequence before trying to parse the modifiers and search for the modifier-less version?
> What I mean for the second suggestion is that when I :set t_%e=^[[5;2~
> then <C-K>^[[5;2~ make vim print <S-t_%8>. While %e is in the
> termcap/terminfo file.
> What really happen is not really clear in my head. Neither is the
> design of vim. I'm therefore a bit confused about the right way to go.
Vim has some extensions. See :help xterm-modifier-keys.
But this only works for the builtin xterm codes out of the box. You
could do this:
if $TERM == "screen"
Give it a try. We could perhaps add plugin files for various terminals
so that it works out of the box.
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